Sage Pastel Payroll Training

Master the tasks to efficiently use and run Sage Pastel Payroll
(*only on-site Training)

Learn how to use Sage Pastel Payroll easily

Basic Software

Basic Software:

  • How to create your payroll company and ensuring that it is set up correctly the first time round.
  • How to create and link cost centers, pay points and job codes. • How to create employees.
  • Setting up and adjusting leave.
  • How to capture leave taken.
  • How to set up a payslip for an employee and ensuring that all the statutory transactions are entered.
  • Capturing overtime and other additional payment information.
  • Understanding and changing transactions to suit specific processing requirements.
  • Setting up and processing Electronic Bank Transfers (EFTs).
  • How to print the payslips.
  • Which reports to print at month-end.
  • How to amend a payslip in the event that a mistake was made.
  • Making backups of your payroll information.
  • Updating into a new pay period and closing off a month successfully.

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Advanced Software

Advance Software:

  • Easily Import and Export information.
  • Protect your payroll information by setting up user access rights and passwords.
  • Create new transaction templates and formulae for powerful and complex incentive or allowance calculations.
  • How to set up new rates for specialised shift allowances and specific overtime requirements.
  • Utilising the Batch Transactions facility for multiple transaction input on a single screen i.e. commissions and overtime.
  • Setting up new payslip languages.
  • Printing reports for previous periods.
  • Learn how to use the powerful Multiple Transaction Manager to affect global transaction changes over multiple selections of employees.

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Payroll 5-Day Training

Payroll 5 Day Training:

  • Payroll Legislation Training
  • Basic Software Training
  • Advance Software Training
  • Tax Training
  • Problem Solving

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Payroll Legislation

Payroll Legislation:

  • The A to Z on effectively running the Payroll Office.
  • The monthly payroll cycle.
  • All you need to know about the Acts that govern Payroll.
  • Company policy and the responsibility of the Payroll Administrator.
  • Processing terminations correctly.
  • Reconciling earnings and deductions.
  • Producing reports to assist in reconciling tax and performing your own payroll audit.
  • Step-by-step procedures on completing statutory forms and UIF Submissions

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Problem Solving

Problem Solving:

This comprehensive & practical workshop will provide you with extensive problem solving techniques in respect of:

Payroll Tax:

  • Identifying tax discrepancies.
  • Evaluating Payroll tax parameters.
  • Payroll tax tips for the “do- it- yourself” expert.


  • How to make leave adjustments.
  • Loading year-to-date leave information.


  • How to make changes to incorrectly defined formulae.

Payroll Reporting:

  • How to utilise Payroll Reports for problem solving purposes.
  • Using the monthly analysis report for payroll auditing purposes

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Tax Training

Tax Training:

  • Legislative requirements made simple and explained in detail.
  • Fringe benefits and tax calculations made simple.
  • Understand the factors that influence the tax calculation.
  • Correctly applying directives.
  • How to tax temporary or part-time employees.
  • Calculating tax correctly, the simple way!
  • Correctly calculating tax on an annual bonus or irregular payments.
  • How to accommodate and calculate travel allowances.
  • Performing the SITE and PAYE split.

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